Karen L. Conner, former bus driver

December 1, 2013

Karen L. Conner, 58, of Wilmington passed away Monday, Nov. 25, 2013, at Christiana Hospital.

Karen was born in Wilmington, the daughter of the late Doris (Tribbett) and John William Conner. She was a graduate of Dickinson High School and worked as a school bus driver for the Red Clay and Christina School Districts for 23 years, retiring on disability in 2003. She was a member of St. Mark's United Methodist Church. In addition to her parents, she was predeceased by her brothers, John W. Conner Jr. and David Alan Conner; and her sister, Janet Conner Wynn.

Karen is survived by her fiancé, Thomas "Doc" Holliday; her sisters, Roberta Jo Conner of Glasgow and Mary Elizabeth Conner of Dover; her stepdaughter, Jodie Lee Holliday of Oak Orchard; her sister-in-law, Donna J. Conner of Wilmington; her brother-in-law, Andrew Wynn of Brownsville, Tenn.; and her dog, Booger.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m., Saturday, Dec. 7, at St. Marks United Methodist Church, 1700 Limestone Road, Wilmington, DE 19808, where friends may call after 10 a.m. Burial will be private. In lieu of flowers contributions may be sent to St. Marks Church at the above address.